Bo Burnham


Birthday August 21, 1990

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Hamilton, MA

Age 33 years old

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Comedian and singer who parlayed success on the internet to two consecutive hit comedy albums between 2009 and 2010. He has put out Netflix specials called what., Make Happy, and Bo Burnham: Inside.

Before Fame

He started posting satirical videos, such as "My Whole Family Thinks I'm Gay" and "Bo Fo' Sho'", on Youtube in 2006. He was accepted into NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts but attended for only one year. 


He was the winner of the 2011 Stand-up Showdown on Comedy Central and he signed a deal to write a script for Judd Apatow

Family Life

He has a brother named Pete and a sister named Samm. His mother, Patricia was a staff nurse at his school, and his father, Scott, owned a North Shore, Massachusetts, construction company. He had been with long-term girlfriend and screenwriter Lorene Scafaria since 2013. In 2023, he was romantically linked to singer Phoebe Bridgers.

Associated With

In 2009, he had a cameo in Funny People with Adam Sandler.  He wrote a comedic song about Jeff Bezos which went viral on YouTube with millions of views.